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David Lucid and Evan Lucid with Marie Scott and Adam Scott at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Christmas Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Festive Fun At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn’s Christmas Fair

December 6, 2022 at 11:21 am 0 comments

THE annual Christmas Fair at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn was another super success on Sunday as hundreds of parents and children visited the school hall. There were raffles, an auction, face painting, nail-painting, milk shakes, pancakes, goodies, home baking and a Christmas sing along with Chris White suppling the music. Christmas […]

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Norma Foley Minister for Educationfive opened five new modern, state-of-the-art new classrooms and extension at  Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn
 Tralee. This new development elevates the Gaelscoil to a 16 classroom school enabling all pupils to benefit from a two classroom structure for each and every year from Junior infants right through to 6th class. The Minister also opened an all-weather multi sports play area and Tralee’s first and only Ball wall. 

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PHOTOS: New Extension Officially Opened At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

October 18, 2022 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER landmark day in the history of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn arrived on Monday with the official opening of the new extension and sports facilities. Staff and students gave Minister for Education Norma Foley and Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne a wonderful welcome for the opening of the extension which consists […]

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Sixth class pupils at their graduation ceremony on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn’s Class Of 2022 Enjoy Graduation Night

June 17, 2022 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE end of a chapter in the lives of sixth class pupils was marked at a special graduation ceremony in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Thursday night. The pupils have changed a lot over the past eight years (as you’ll see below), as has the school with the new extension opened […]

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PHOTOS: A Beautiful Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn First Holy Communions

PHOTOS: A Beautiful Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn First Holy Communions

May 29, 2022 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE hottest day of the year so far was a bonus for families arriving at St John’s Church on Saturday morning for First Holy Communion Day. It was the turn of 47 second class pupils from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn to receive the sacrament and they were well prepared by teachers […]

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Fionn O'Connor, Cian Griffin, Mattie Quill, Gearóid Ó Dálaigh, Tadhg Ó Sé and Leo Keane at the school on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Club Rivalries To The Fore At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

December 3, 2021 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

NOISE levels reached eardrum-worrying levels at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as the school held a club colours day in anticipation of a weekend of finals involving Tralee clubs. While Na Gaeil looked like they just about shaded it in numbers, they were matched in volume by a sizeable Rockie […]

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Orla Buttimer with Stephen and  Donnacha Buttimer, Judith Beloso and Caitriona Broderick at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Confirmations on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Confirmation Day

October 4, 2021 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

OCTOBER isn’t normally a month for Confirmations, but we’re not in normal times. The Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Class of 2021 are now settled into secondary school life, but they got back together on Saturday in St John’s Church to receive the sacrament. It was a brief chance to catch up […]

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Gearóid Ó Laitheasa, with Gavin, Ruairí and Siobhan Lacey, at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Communion Day on Saturday at St John's Church. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

September 14, 2021 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a busy Saturday morning at St John’s Church as families of 47 Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils arrived for First Holy Communion Day. Like the rest of the Tralee schools, the ceremony was postponed from the traditional May date due to COVID restrictions and had to be divided into […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Junior Infants on their first day at school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sun Shines As Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes Junior Infants

August 28, 2021 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER first day at school at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn went as smoothly as you’d expect, with two classes of junior infants beginning a new journey. “Everything went great this morning,” said Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. “The parents had visited with the children on two occasions previously to get used to […]

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Minister Norma Foley looks at the work of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils taking part in their Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Among Winners In Junior Entrepreneur Programme

July 2, 2021 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn, Tralee was among the top schools recognised in the national Junior Entrepreneur Awards announced today. ‘An Nead’ was the creation of the 5th Class pupils supported by their teacher Dónal O’Sulleabháin earned them the JEP Community Champions Award 2021. The brightly-coloured bird boxes were handmade and painted by the […]

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Minister Norma Foley with staff, members

PHOTOS: Minister Visits Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn As Extension Work Nears Completion

June 4, 2021 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER for Education Norma Foley received a warm welcome at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday morning, as she was updated on the progress of the new school extension. The Kerry Fianna Fáil TD was welcomed by Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir with pupils waving out the classroom windows at the Minister […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupil Abbie Ní Mhuireasa , with Caroline Aoife and Paudie, at her First Holy Communion at St John's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Finally Arrives For Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils

September 6, 2020 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a hectic couple of weeks for the third class pupils at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn. After six months away, they resumed their education on Thursday, August 27, meeting old friends and getting used to the classroom environment again. Then, just over a week later they made their belated First […]

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Ms Ní Ghearáin's Junior Infants at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on their first day at school on Thursday.

Creating A Safe Path To Education On First Day In Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

August 31, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Thursday saw 36 young boys and girls begin their education journey at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn but, of course, it was a first day with a difference. Moms and dads were relieved and delighted to see the new entry system at the school run so smoothly, as they waved their […]

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The Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Class of 2020 at their graduation  evening at the school on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Farewell To Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn For Sixth Class Graduates

July 10, 2020 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE sixth class pupils of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn had been together eight years, so it was only fitting that they met up one last time before post-primary beckons in September. The school organised a special ceremony at the school on Thursday, adhering to social distancing guidelines, which saw Fr Francis […]

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Sponsored: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Open Day On Wednesday

February 29, 2020 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you are considering an all-Irish education for your child or just curious about life in a Gaelscoil, Tralee’s only all-Irish Primary school extends a Céad Míle fáilte to you all to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn at Killeen Road, Tralee, this Wednesday March 4 at 11am and again at 6.30pm. An […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn pupils present a cheque for €1,579 to Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Also pictured are teachers Deaglán Ó Cúill, Colm Ó hAiniféin, Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir, Deputy Principal Liam Ó Conchubhair, Catríona Ui Churráin, Olive Ní Ghearáin and Damien Ó Ciosáin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Pupils Present Cheque To Pieta House

December 19, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE pupils of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were out singing during Tuesday and all for a good cause. About 90 of the pupils had a spell carol singing in town and the public gave generously to add to funds raised last year to make €1,529, which was donated to Pieta House […]

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The Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Sixth Class pupils with teachers Deaglán Ó Cúill and Colm Ó hAiniféin, Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir, Deputy Principal Liam Ó Chonchubhair and Fr Francis Nolan at their graduation on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sixth Class Pupils Say Farewell To Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

June 20, 2019 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT years of primary school comes to an end for 49 pupils in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn this Friday, so emotions were high at a special graduation ceremony last night. Parents and staff gathered in the school hall for a Mass celebrated by Fr Francis Nolan and the pupils also received […]

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Aoibhe Healy with grandparents Helen and Dan Healy at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Grandparents Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes The Older Generation For Grandparents Day

February 2, 2019 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as the older generation came to the school for grandparents day. It was a chance for the children and indeed the school to show their appreciation for grans and granddads on a day which proves immensely popular every year. “There’s […]

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Jim O'Sullivan (third from left) receives a memento to mark his stepping down from the caretaker role at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn from Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir. Also included is Fr Francis Nolan, two of the founders of the Gaelscoil Padraig Mac Fhearghusa and Sean Seosamh Ó Conchubhair and Leas Príomhoide Liam Ó Conchubhair. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Makes Presentation To Jim As He Steps Down As School Caretaker

December 20, 2018 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a special day for Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday as they celebrated the 40th anniversary of the school with their annual Christmas Mass. But it was also an opportunity to celebrate a member of staff, Jim O’Sullivan, who has spent the past 21 years as caretaker in the […]

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'Harry The Hypno' transfixes his fellow pupils before the Christmas concert at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Puts On A Feast Of Festive Entertainment At Christmas Concert

December 13, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE wind was howling and the rain teeming down outside, but the excitement was palpable inside Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn for the first night of their Christmas concerts. From Junior Infants to Sixth Class, the pupils have been rehearsing for weeks with their hard-working teachers and the fruits of their labour […]

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Róisín Smullen with Gráinne and Róisín Healy at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Christmas Fair at the school on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Packed For Annual Christmas Fair

December 10, 2018 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn’s hall was packed on Sunday as they held their annual Christmas Fair. Parents and children enjoyed a great day’s entertainment with some amazing hampers and goodies up for grabs in the raffles and auction, while all proceeds went back into the school. There was also stalls selling […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn To Host Annual Christmas Fair

December 3, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is hosting its annual Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 9 in the school hall. This year is extra special as  the school is celebrating 40 successful years in all-Irish primary education. There’s an invitation to come along and enjoy the great variety of stalls and auctions, where […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn teachers and pupils with Dan Galvin of Kerry Hospice at the cheque presentation.

Gaelscoil’s ‘Maidin Chaife’ Helps Out Kerry Hospice

October 24, 2018 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES, friends and colleagues in Gaelscol Mhic Easmainn came together last month to enjoy a delicious cup of Bewley’s Coffee and fresh home baking in support of our local Hospice. Children in the school were excited to partake in Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning, understanding that this is the main annual […]

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Eli, Rian and Noel on their first day at school in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Schooldays Begin At Gaelscoil For Junior Infants

August 30, 2018 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

NO bother to them. The new junior infants arrived at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday morning and they took to primary school like ducks to water. There were very few tears shed as the 51 pupils settled into the two classes under Olive Ní Ghearáin and Laura Ní Dhonghaile. “We […]

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Principal of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Cáit Uí Chonchúir, accepts a cheque from Eddie Forster and Chairperson of the Parents Association, Anne Marie Rogers Burke at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fundraisers Result In €35,000 For Gaelscoil As School Marks Achievements

June 21, 2018 at 3:06 pm 1 comment

CELEBRATIONS to mark the end of the school year continued in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn this week as pupils, teachers, staff and parents joined together to mark further awards and presentations made to Tralee’s All Irish Education School which is also celebrating 40 successful years in All Irish Primary Education. Following a […]

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Máire Nic Mhathúna and Nóirín de Barra with Bob Casey, Chairperson of the school Board of Management and Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir, at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Emotional Day As Two Teachers Retire At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

June 15, 2018 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

TWO women who have given 52 years of service between them to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were honoured at the school on Wednesday to mark their upcoming retirement. Máire Nic Mhathúna and Nóirín de Barra will be sorely missed at the school according to Principal  Cáit Uí Chonchúir. “It’s sad to […]

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Principal of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn, Cáit Uí Chonchúir with Manager of Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Declan Dowling and Gaelscoil pupils launching the Night At The Dogs at the school on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Prepares For Fundraising ‘Night At The Dogs’

April 11, 2018 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is gearing up for a fantastic night of entertainment at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium later this month. To celebrate 40 successful years in all-Irish primary education, the school will be hosting a ‘Night at the Dogs’ on Saturday, April 21. The night promises to be a wonderful social gathering […]

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The Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn team with Máistir Donal.

Gaelscoil Team Comes Third In National Final Of Credit Union Quiz

April 10, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn did the school and town proud in a national schools quiz final at the weekend. One hundred teams of four children competed for national titles in the annual Credit Union Schools Quiz National Final in Dublin’s RDS on Sunday. Having won out Stage 1 […]

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Junior Infants with teacher Olive Ní Ghearáin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Looks Forward To Lá Oscailte/Open Day

March 3, 2018 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

GAELSCOIL Mhic Easmainn is holding their Lá Oscailte/Open Day on Wednesday, March 7 between 11.00am-12.00noon and again between 6.30pm-7.30pm as part of their celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge. Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn has Gaeilge as its working language while following the standard curriculum as laid out by the Department of Education […]

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Ryan Hand, Domhnall Ó Maoldomhnaigh, Óisín Stafford, Cillian Ó Grifín and Sabha Ní Dhúgáin at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn 'Pop-up Museum' on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Transformed Into A Museum For The Day

October 31, 2017 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

OLD sewing machines, a hot whiskey maker, ration books and more were on display as Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn had a Pop-Up Museum in the school to help them respond to the Strand in History Curriculum that involves working as a historian. The children spent  weeks searching their homes for old items […]

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Former pupils who are currently members of Kerry GAA panels on a visit to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Players Return To Gaelscoil To Raise Well-Earned Flags

June 24, 2017 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a day of celebration at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as former pupils of the school who play, or have played, with Kerry teams helped raise three flags earned by the school. Jack and Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan were just three of the ten players present who […]

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